The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Communications Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Manager
Rank 527 522 505
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 48 39 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.086% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 42
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£400 £328 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £490 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £73.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47165 45283 49370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.19% 92.85% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29205 27533 28388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1982 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Communications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Communications Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Communications Manager across the England region.

Communications Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Communications Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Communications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Communications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Communications Manager across the England region.

Communications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Communications Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 18 £425 -
South East -2 10 £413 - 2
North West -1 5 £250 -16.66%
West Midlands -9 4 £506 +26.56%
East of England -25 1 £500 +66.66%
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Communications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Communications Manager in their job title.

1 20 (22.47%) Telecoms
2 19 (21.35%) Finance
3 17 (19.10%) Change Management
4 13 (14.61%) Project Management
4 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.48%) Marketing
6 11 (12.36%) Banking
6 11 (12.36%) Unified Communications
6 11 (12.36%) Intranet
7 9 (10.11%) IP Telephony
8 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (8.99%) PBX
8 8 (8.99%) Avaya
9 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.74%) SAP
10 6 (6.74%) Acme Packet
10 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
10 6 (6.74%) Social Media
11 5 (5.62%) Degree
11 5 (5.62%) CRM
11 5 (5.62%) ERP
11 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
13 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (3.37%) CMS
13 3 (3.37%) NHS
13 3 (3.37%) Oracle
13 3 (3.37%) Lync
13 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Communications Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.37%) CMS
1 3 (3.37%) Drupal
1 3 (3.37%) WordPress
1 3 (3.37%) Lync
2 2 (2.25%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.12%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) Intranet
1 11 (12.36%) Unified Communications
2 9 (10.11%) IP Telephony
3 8 (8.99%) PBX
4 2 (2.25%) LAN
4 2 (2.25%) VoIP
5 1 (1.12%) WAN
5 1 (1.12%) HTTP
5 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) Broadband
5 1 (1.12%) SMS
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.12%) DOCSIS
5 1 (1.12%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (22.47%) Telecoms
2 19 (21.35%) Finance
3 12 (13.48%) Marketing
4 11 (12.36%) Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Advertising
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Publishing
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) HTML
1 2 (2.25%) CSS
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Social Media
2 3 (3.37%) NHS
2 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.37%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.12%) UNIX
1 1 (1.12%) Windows
1 1 (1.12%) Linux
1 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) Change Management
2 13 (14.61%) Project Management
2 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.62%) CRM
5 5 (5.62%) ERP
5 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.37%) Web Development
7 2 (2.25%) TDD
7 2 (2.25%) Content Management
7 2 (2.25%) Email Marketing
7 2 (2.25%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (2.25%) Web Testing
7 2 (2.25%) Customer Insight
7 2 (2.25%) B2B
7 2 (2.25%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (2.25%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) Degree
3 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Avaya
2 6 (6.74%) Acme Packet
2 6 (6.74%) SAP
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco
4 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.12%) Facebook
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe
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